Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Release Date, Specs, Features, Price, News & Update: January Launching Confirmed; Hybrid Tablet Better than MacBook Pro 2016

By Tim Armstrong , Updated Nov 07, 2016 08:31 AM EST
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Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is probably the most highly anticipated tech release this year; however, Microsoft decided to skip the device during its recent October event where a few of its hardware products were launched. Although the company has continued to stay mum regarding its plan about the hybrid tablet, several reports have emerged suggesting that Microsoft will launched the upcoming Microsoft Surface Pro 5 in the first quarter of 2017.

There has been no official announcement from Microsoft as of the moment but the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 device has already been a subject of numerous rumors and speculations since the beginning of 2016.  According to a report by Game N Guide, several tech experts believe that the Redmond-based company will roll out the much-awaited tablet between January and March next year.

With its rumored specs and features, the new Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will certainly dominate the laptop and tablet market once it becomes available. There are speculations suggesting that the device will have a new Surface Pen that is said to carry a new feature that allows it to charge by itself when connected to the hybrid tablet.

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Specs, Feature

According to reports, Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will run on Intel's latest Kaby Lake processor paired with 16 GB of RAM and a 128 GB internal storage capacity. It has already been confirmed that Intel will finish the development of its next generation core processor by the end of 2016. Other expected features include the new USB Type-C ports, which is said to replace the basic USB 3.0 ports. The new Microsoft Surface Pro 5 is also expected to compete with Apple's MacBook Pro 2016.

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Price

Meanwhile, in a report by TechRadar, the upcoming Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will arrive in two variants and the price tag will start at $899. The amount will obviously increase when consumers decides to get the high-end variations of the device, which will carry top-of-the-line specs and features. Stay tuned for more news and updates about Microsoft Surface Pro 5.

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